How Widespread Is Malware?
Microsoft is set to release research today showing, among other things, that its security tools find malicious software on about 1 in every 311 times it scans a PC.
The research is part of a major report on security trends that Microsoft plans to release Monday at its TechEd user conference in Boston.
Microsoft's data is remarkable because it comes from such a large sample group, the more than 270 million users of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, which ships with Windows. PCWorld.com - How Widespread Is Malware?
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